Welcome to the Freestate Happy Wanderers Website

February 2016: Article in Chesapeake 360 (website for the Star Democrat, an Easton, Maryland newspaper) "That's What Maryland Does: Walking"

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The Freestate Happy Wanderers Walking Club is one of about 300 U.S. volkssport clubs in the American Volkssport Association (AVA) and the International Federation of Popular Sports (IVV). Freestate Happy Wanderers is a IRS 501 c (3) tax-exempt organization EIN 52- 1665322.  Donations of money and volunteer expenses (with proper documentation) are deductible to the full extent of the law. 

We invite all those interested in fun, fitness and friendship to join us at our events and our monthly meetings. Check out each link on the left for full details of what we offer.

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  • Our Next Featured Event: Sunday, April 29th, West Laurel, Maryland

  •  Fairland Sports and Aquatics Complex Event Brochure --- Click here for Photos
  • Join us as we walk on one or two 5-kilometer loops on the grounds of the Fairland Sports and Aquatics Complex in Laurel, Maryland. The trails include blacktop and natural pathways, and are rated 2B for a few hills. On this day, a Health Fair in the main building will have free classes and training sessions, health screenings, entertainment, and other fun fitness activities.  Our walks will start and finish in the small clubhouse building behind the main building and adjacent to the softball fields.


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